Chinese Beef Recipes
Article by Jamie Hanson
Chinese stir fry is an incredible cooking method to cook food at high temperature. Stir frying is a speedy paced cooking while not overcooking the meal, which can lead to lost of vitamins and minerals. With high heat over a wok,gives the recipe a delightful “wok hei” smell as well as retain the natural flavor of the food.
Chinese food is really popular in my family especially stir fried cuisines. Beef-broccoli is the most adored, a favorite American Chinese dish. The broccoliâ€™s crispiness paired with tasty slicedtenderloins flavored with - sauce has satisfied the palate of many.
It is easy to prepare Chinese beef-broccoli stir fry at home. Cooking the beef-broccoli isn’t that complicated. Just donâ€™t forget that stir frying is a fast paced cooking and so requires a high heat stove in order to replicate the kind of taste you get in restaurants that youâ€™ve grown to love. Itâ€™s economical to prepare a home made beef-broccoli stir fried and you donâ€™t need to bother about preservatives or msg added in like what you would get in Chinese restaurants. Itâ€™s a healthy and great dish to serve your family and guest.
What we will require:
1 pound thinly sliced beef sirloinOne pound broccoli florets,3 tablespoons cooking oil to stir fry beefThree tablespoons cooking oil to stir fry beef and broccoli1 piece, dicedOne tablespoon garlic, minced1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
For the Marinade:One tablespoon vegetable oil1 tsp saltone tbs rice wineOne tbs cornstarchground white pepper (about a dash of it)1 tbs(dark)1/2 tsp garlic powder
For the Sauce:2 tbs oyster sauce2 tbs dark soya sauce
To thicken the consistency:One fourth cup ofstock1 tsp
Get a mixing bowl and marinade the beef with vegetable oil, white pepper, garlic powder, salt, cornstarch, soya sauce and rice wine. Keep it in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes
In a smaller bowl, mix the ingredients for the sauce then put aside. Get a separate bowl to mix the chicken stock and cornstarch.
Boil water in a cooking pot. Sprinkle 1 tsp of salt, then add the broccoli florets. Let it to be cooked properly for just two minutes. Then switch off the flame and drain excess water to prevent it from overcooking. Set aside.
Now take a wok, pour 3 tablespoons of cooking oil and heat it. Toss in the marinated meat and stir fry for a quick 3 minutes until its brown. Remove and keep aside.
Add in three tablespoons of oil in hot wok. Put in the chopped onion, garlic and ginger. Mix for a minute and put in the beef, broccoli and the sauce mixture. Stir it for another minute until the aroma of your ingredients comes out. Put the corn starch mixture to give the sauce a thick consistency. Once you have mixed the sauce well, turn off the flame and serve hot with freshly cooked rice.
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